Three from Newport held in New York after local auto theft

NEWPORT — Three people from the Newport area are currently being held in Essex County, New York, after being caught traveling in a vehicle that was stolen in Newport Center, earlier in the week.

Everyone wins in 2nd annual Hunger Bowl

NEWPORT — About three hundred people attended the second annual Hunger Bowl flag football tournament at the Lyndon Town School’s soccer fields on Sunday. According to Hunger Bowl organizers Vaughn Cloney of Newport and

A successful season for Vermont moose hunters

NEWPORT — According to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, Vermont moose hunters had a successful hunting season this year. A record bull was taken in the October 1-7 archery moose hunt. The regular

Letter to the Editor: James Lillicrap

Dear Members of the Community: My name is James Craig Lillicrap, and I am one of the three remaining candidates for Orleans County State’s Attorney. I was born here, went to Sacred Heart, U.V.M.

Tod Pronto reaches out to fans and community to help produce new album

NEWPORT — Local singer-songwriter Tod Pronto is going the crowd-funding route in his quest to bring his latest album It Can’t All Be Wrong, a project he’s been working on since 2010, to his

Country radio 94.5 FM comes to Newport area

NEWPORT — Newport and Orleans County’s first FM country music radio station is now playing over the airwaves on 94.5 FM. The station is playing Hot New Country from its studio in the WMOO/WIKE

Car stolen in Newport Center – Vandalism in Irasburg

NEWPORT — Police are looking to speak to anyone who may have information about two separate incidents that occurred in the past few days, where one man had his vehicle stolen, and another his

A successful first season for Now Playing Newport music series

NEWPORT — The Now Playing Newport music series has successfully completed its first season. Over 100 artists provided a wide spectrum of music and over 650 people attended the 9 programs presented. All in

A night of music and readings at the MAC raises money for scholarship fund

NEWPORT — On Friday, the MAC Center for the Arts held the Muse-ical Harvest event. More than 50 people attended and enjoyed diverse performances by several area performers and writers. The MAC Center, located

Man arrested after driving snowmobile along Route 5 in Derby

DERBY LINE — Some people just can’t wait for snowmobile season to arrive here in the Northeast Kingdom. A man was arrested on Saturday afternoon in Derby Line, when U.S. Border Patrol and the

A ghoulish Halloween Hustle through Newport

NEWPORT — Runners showed up on Saturday in their finest Halloween costumes for the 10K, 5K, and 1 mile runs, in this year’s Halloween Hustle. Participants came to Newport from all over Vermont and

Featured local real estate: Little Hill Farm in Westfield

This sponsored post is provided by Big Bear Real Estate, located in Troy, Vermont. Little Hill Farm in Westfield This charming farmhouse has a lot of classic features and is also a family home

Newport Area Community Orchestra getting ready for Fall concert

NEWPORT — The Newport Area Community Orchestra is getting ready for its fourth annual fall concert at the Goodrich Memorial Library. The concert will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Man pleads not guilty after allegedly running over woman’s arm after fight

NEWPORT — A Newport man pled not guilty in Orleans County Superior Court on Wednesday to charges of first-degree aggravated domestic assault and second-degree aggravated domestic assault with a prior conviction, after he allegedly